Definition of he-man in English:

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he-man

noun

informal
A well-built, muscular man: a total departure from the muscle-bound hulks and he-men that then dominated the superhero scene
More example sentences
  • They can range from I-work-with-bricks-and-steel-and-you-don't macho he-men on one end of the spectrum to the pompous, condescending windbags affecting Wrightian capes and walking sticks on the other.
  • I invented a world for myself, populated it with strong futuristic he-men, and my imaginings took over my life.
  • This Hulk exhibits other traits rarely associated with the masculine he-men of the comic book/action genre.
Synonyms
muscleman, strongman, macho, macho man, iron man, Hercules, Atlas, Samson, Tarzan
informal hunk, tough guy, beefcake, stud, bruiser
North American informal studmuffin

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